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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Today, 06:36 AM
Replies: 8
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Posted By dtadrian
You can use dextron 3. Do not used dex 4. Also...

You can use dextron 3. Do not used dex 4. Also you may want to consider supplementing 1or 2 quarts with Lucas trans fix. A lot of people here will tell you to stay away but they never tried it. I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-17-2014, 05:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 224
Posted By dtadrian
Check battery and terminals to be tight. Sound...

Check battery and terminals to be tight. Sound like low batt or loose terminals


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Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 10-10-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 317
Posted By dtadrian
How much for gauge cluster ? Sent from...

How much for gauge cluster ?


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-09-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 212
Posted By dtadrian
E39 Bus noise problem

Bad clutch = bad viscous Seems that clutch/viscous is holding at low temps. So the clutch/viscous is bad. It shouldn't do that. It should only do it when temps reach around 97c+ and only for a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-06-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 894
Posted By dtadrian
Winter in Miami Florida. 468355 Sent from...

Winter in Miami Florida. 468355


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-23-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 168
Posted By dtadrian
Check for a vacuum leak. A lot of times your oil...

Check for a vacuum leak. A lot of times your oil separator and related hoses fail and cause lean conditions and give you those codes. I would start there. See if you can smoke test it at your local...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-23-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 527
Posted By dtadrian
I have dorman for over a year and zero problems....

I have dorman for over a year and zero problems. Use it every day


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-19-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 457
Posted By dtadrian
Agree with edjack. I would love my touring to be...

Agree with edjack. I would love my touring to be 5sp. I have a honda tech background. I can wrench these bmws All day long. These cars are not to hard to do anything. These cars are built for...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-19-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 619
Posted By dtadrian
I agree with burning2nd. There is a lot of...

I agree with burning2nd. There is a lot of unanswered questions and you don't seem to want to take car to a different place for a second opinion or try to do something on your own. Listen to what...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-18-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 457
Posted By dtadrian
Cooling system. Since it's manual you really...

Cooling system. Since it's manual you really don't have to worry about the auto tranny failing. Check for previous accidents. Also suspension will probably have to be done soon if it has not been...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-04-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,142
Posted By dtadrian
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Wo man.


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-01-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 325
Posted By dtadrian
Sound like you have a vac leak. Check your CCV...

Sound like you have a vac leak. Check your CCV and related hoses. Get a different scanner for obd2 and read your short term fuel trims. If the values have high # , you have a vac leak


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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-30-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 378
Posted By dtadrian
It could be a failing voltage regulator but you...

It could be a failing voltage regulator but you may think about ignition switch also... But then again I come from the 5 series that is plagued with it and maybe the newer 3's don't have. Something...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-30-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 285
Posted By dtadrian
You most likely have a vacuum leak. I would start...

You most likely have a vacuum leak. I would start by pulling the codes and go from there. Everything you are describing leads to a vacuum leak. Check the CCV and all it's related hoses. You may...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-29-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 417
Posted By dtadrian
Confusing P-code(s) issue

I told you on my first post. CCV and all hoses to it

When I had the same issue you had , I had it on bank 1. Don't feel bad.


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-29-2014, 03:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 455
Posted By dtadrian
I guess I Mis understood Sent from...

I guess I Mis understood


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-29-2014, 01:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 417
Posted By dtadrian
Bank 1 is fine. Bank 2 definitely has a vac...

Bank 1 is fine. Bank 2 definitely has a vac leak. Look at all hoses that are connected to the manifold closest to bank 2.


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-28-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 417
Posted By dtadrian
You have a vac leak as stated on bank 2. Makes...

You have a vac leak as stated on bank 2. Makes sense because your getting misfire codes on cyl 4-5-6. I would check the hoses that goes to your CCV. Also on the intake manifold by the firewall...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-28-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 455
Posted By dtadrian
2006 e90 for 3500?? Sounds very questionable....

2006 e90 for 3500?? Sounds very questionable. That's very cheap. I would be very suspicious of that car, like rebuilt title, salvage title, flood car or just plain abused to a point that they put...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-25-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,142
Posted By dtadrian
Just replaced CCV today. Total time was maybe 3...

Just replaced CCV today. Total time was maybe 3 hrs. Biggest advise I can give is to use o-ring lubricant or Vaseline and apply a light film on inside of CCV connections. This allows for the new...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-25-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 354
Posted By dtadrian
Throttle response issues/sluggish pickup

You could have a vacuum leak by your CCV. Maybe one of the hoses split. Now my question is, are you relying on the check engine light to come on or are you physically plugging a code reader to see...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 08-25-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 348
Posted By dtadrian
1994 540i was given to me.

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No fade at all
My e39 is faded


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Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 08-25-2014, 04:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 348
Posted By dtadrian
1994 540i was given to me.

As title states, I am a regular on the E39 forum. I have 99 528iT and now this beautiful 540i. Original owner gave it to me. It has been sittin in his garage for about 7 years. He started it at...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-25-2014, 04:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,145
Posted By dtadrian
Swap the coil from cylinder 2 to maybe cylinder...

Swap the coil from cylinder 2 to maybe cylinder 4. See if your code follows bad coil and perhaps you will get code p0304. If so, then you have a failing coil. Also , when was the last time you car...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-23-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 889
Posted By dtadrian
Glxh, Try a bottle or 2 of Lucas trans fix. ...

Glxh, Try a bottle or 2 of Lucas trans fix. Drain a quart or 2 and replace with Lucas. Drive a bit and see if it helps. There is some haters on additives but this one worked for me and other...
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